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Boris survives confidence vote – for now

7 June 2022

5:58 AM

7 June 2022

5:58 AM

Boris Johnson has won a confidence vote in his leadership – but nearly 150 Tory MPs voted against him in a huge blow to the Prime Minister’s leadership. The PM won the support of 211 Conservative MPs, while 148 voted against him in the ballot of Tory MPs.

The PM insisted that this was a ‘very good result for politics and for the country.’

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